Jim is a partner at Ciresi Conlin LLP in Minneapolis, where he specializes in intellectual property and complex commercial litigation for plaintiffs and defendants. Before joining Ciresi Conlin, Jim was Chief Litigation Counsel of Honeywell International Inc.’s. Automation & Control Solutions, and General Counsel of Honeywell Resins & Chemicals. His litigation responsibilities included intellectual property, class actions, government investigations, shareholder claims, licensing disputes, and products liability. Prior to Honeywell, Jim was a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, where he practiced for thirteen years, and served as lead counsel in a variety of technology related and complex commercial disputes.